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Question NITROGEN in Tires???????

As most of youse here know I put new tires on the truck. and that place likes to sell you on is nitrogen in tires. they have a 1 time charge of 5 bucks a tire. which is no big deal to me. considerating the temp swings we get here in the winter, plus the truck sits oot side anyway. I am just wondering your ponderings on this subject at hand. or if you are for it or not real big on the whole thing.

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When I bought my Camaro SS they filled the tires with nitrogen, supposedly for better performance and mileage but I didn't keep track.


Go here for more info: Nitrogen vs Air In Tires - Why Nitrogen in Tires

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My opinion: not worth it:

https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/...do-you-need-it

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiret...jsp?techid=191

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I use helium......makes the micra go like the wind! 😀

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I use helium......makes the micra go like the wind! 😀
Well just as long as it is not hydrogen.

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Just an other way to get your money. The air we breath outside is already 78% Nitrogen anyways I doubt it makes a difference.


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not worth it, for all the reasons listed in Scot's notes. Keep the tires properly inflated, and spend the $20 on bottle of wine for the winter.
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I never really considered nitrogen for tires these past number of years despite being told it's beneficial. I personally think it's a way for the shop to make a quick buck while you see no actual improvement over regular air. But that's just me though

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I never really considered nitrogen for tires these past number of years despite being told it's beneficial. I personally think it's a way for the shop to make a quick buck while you see no actual improvement over regular air. But that's just me though
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I see you have returned here from parts unknown there, BROTHER SLOWRIDE!!!!!!!!!
You are quite correct, good sir. Glad to be back! I'm hoping to shed some knowledge and opinions again while being back on the site.

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